News Stories

   21/06/2018
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea announced today an additional US$ 2 million to fund polio outbreak response and surveillance activities in the Horn of Africa.
   15/06/2018
Following unconfirmed reports on 8 June of suspected polio re-emergence in Venezuela, final laboratory testing has confirmed the cause of the paralysis is not wild poliovirus or vaccine-derived poliovirus.
   15/06/2018
“We reconfirm our resolve to work with partners to eradicate polio and effectively manage the post-polio transition.”
   14/06/2018
Flexible support to Nigeria also approved.
   13/06/2018
In response to media reports about a polio case in Venezuela which emerged last week, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) wishes to clarify that these reports cannot be confirmed at this time.
   31/05/2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for April 2018
   30/05/2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for April 2018
   28/05/2018
Polio discussions at this year’s World Health Assembly
   25/05/2018
Meet a doctor at the frontline of polio eradication
   24/05/2018
How do vaccinators ensure that every child is reached?
   24/05/2018
Immunizing every child in remote communities is a top priority for vaccinators like Daeng
   19/05/2018
In Karachi, Pakistan, Rotary PolioPlus activities are building community trust.
   10/05/2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for March 2018
   09/05/2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for March 2018
   08/05/2018
Contributions to WHO and UNICEF will help end polio in Afghanistan, and fund global eradication efforts.